May 1940 - Germany invades Europe, people panic and try to flee by any means possible. In France, Julien, a radio repairman, boards a train with his wife and child. As the men are placed in cattle cars with only the women and elderly allowed in the passenger cars, events begin their fateful turning as the insignificant repairman encounters an attractive fugitive and love begins - a doomed love. Written by
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Because Régine, a famous French singer and nightclub proprietor, used to arrive on the set with her own car with chauffeur, the rest of the cast thought at first the production team gave her a special VIP treatment. See more
Ça fait d'excellents Français
Lyrics by Jean Boyer
and Georges Van Parys
Performed by Maurice Chevalier See more